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Wwi Poems - Poems about Wwi

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Premium Member Pride in the USA
...Showing off her flag Was the lady in white She felt pride of course In the soldiers that fight Her own sacrifice was her brother Jim She was not sure what battle he was fighting in But WWI w......Read More
Categories: wwi, patriotic,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member POET'S A to Z aloud No 11
...Rudyard Kipling  'My Son Jack' a WWI ode did bring  known better for for the poem 'If' in a simple style -never stiff ......Read More
Categories: wwi, poets,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member kites
...The Heraclee sky was a lurid, neon blue but the morning was surprisingly cool (at 54°). The antemeridian sun managed to cast sharp, surreal, black-hole shadows, giving the world a baroque art look, a......Read More
Categories: wwi, beach, feelings, french, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member CLERIHEW kipling
...English poet Rudyrd Kiplng 'My Son Jack' a WWI ode did bring Alsi known for for the poem 'If' in a simple style never stiff ......Read More
Categories: wwi, people, poetry,
Form: Clerihew
Premium Member CLERIHEW bairnsfather
...Captain Bruce Bairnsfather full of jest a WWI cartoonst was his quest Best known character 'Old Bill' many a fan love him still......Read More
Categories: wwi, art, people,
Form: Clerihew

Premium Member Where Have All The Young Men Gone
...For Veterans' Day, Nov. 11, 2022 Where have all the young men gone? Gone to fight in foreign lands, To make the world a better place And place it in more peaceful hands. Why did all the youn......Read More
Categories: wwi, thank you, tribute, veterans
Form: Verse
Premium Member A Young Fool's Legacy
...I think I may have puzzled out The tree Joyce Kilmer's poem's about. That it's an oak is in my head, But now she's old and nearly dead. Her roots are dry, Her branches bent, Her breast by cruel......Read More
Categories: wwi, tree, tribute,
Form: Rhyme
Easter Eggs and Tulips
...Easter Eggs and Tulips Grandaddy was a quiet soul, born in 88 on a spring day. He often stopped to graze his sheep, on the lush green grass shoots in May found at my grandmother’s old house, whe......Read More
Categories: wwi, easter, flower, grandfather, world
Form: Heroic Couplet
Premium Member After Their War
...After Their War David J Walker There was only desire and comfort/convenience Laced with certain frames of entertainment in between the crap games played with life Everything OD green was r......Read More
Categories: wwi, allegory, world war i,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Where Poppies Grow
... "We are the dead. Short days ago We loved, felt dawn and saw sunset glow, Loved and were loved ...." By _ Lt. Col. John McCrae (In Flanders Field) 1915 ________________......Read More
Categories: wwi, war,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member The Last Good Days of Innocence
... We were a generation free of super-technology. Yes, we had our records and tv and the airlines for speedy travel. And yes, there had been wars throughout history, but we had never lived ours......Read More
Categories: wwi, people,
Form: Free verse
...Future Prospects Is it possible at once to defeat and be overcome by the disease? Such extravagant forebodings dwindle in the fear of moment, like a great visitation of the past that dwarfed ......Read More
Categories: wwi, angst,
Form: Narrative
The End of the World
...I hope I'm wrong but I sense we may be on the verge of mass coronavirus hysteria in America: last week both my gym and church closed their doors--how do I exercise body and soul now? The lines at Cos......Read More
Categories: wwi, anxiety, appreciation, death, humanity,
Form: Prose
Premium Member OLD BOOKS
...When I wander into a bookstore I always like to look around on all the shelves to find the oldest book I love to feel the leather in my hands, turn its pages and what’s more I like to wonder wha......Read More
Categories: wwi, books,
Form: Verse
Ber Horvitz translations of Holocaust poems
...Translations of Holocaust poems by Ber Horvitz aka Ber Horowitz Der Himmel "The Heavens" by Ber Horvitz loose translation/interpretation by Michael R. Burch These skies are leaden, heavy, ......Read More
Categories: wwi, holocaust, horror, race, racism,
Form: Verse

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